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[audio]Jazz Archives: Ragtime Piano
Phil Elwood presents a program on the evolution of Ragtime music from Scott Joplin to Jelly Roll Morton. The early composers of Ragtime saw themselves foremost as composers and looked down on the un-schooled musicians that later adapted ragtime into what became known as Jazz. Joplin in particular was rather conservative in his approach to Ragtime, and did little to include the swinging beat that was to be popularized by later musicians such as Jelly Roll Morton...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Jazz; Scott Joplin; Phil Elwood
Downloads: 8,587 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Jazz at the Palace of Legion of Honor
A live broadcast of a jazz concert, held on October 4, 1971 in San Francisco, featuring the Michael White Group, Anthony Braxton, and the Michael Nock Underground. After a brief introduction the Michael White Group perform a set of delightful music, most if not all of which can be found on the LP “Spirit Dance” (Impulse AS-9215). This is followed by Anthony Braxton on solo alto saxophone, playing in his unique style of free improvisation...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Jazz; Free Improvisation
Downloads: 1,300
[audio]Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections (track 1) from the World Premiere of "Vietnam: The Aftermath" and "Vietnam Reflections" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Billy Bang
Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections from his release Vietnam: The Aftermath and his upcoming release Vietnam Reflections at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Billy Bang Quintet Billy Bang, violin Ted Daniel, trumpet and horns Andrew Bemkey, piano Todd Nicholson, bass Michael Carvin, drums Composer, violinist and Vietnam veteran Billy Bang and his New York-based quintet present the world premiere of new selections from his ongo...
Keywords: jazz
Downloads: 3,592
[audio]Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections (track 2) from the World Premiere of "Vietnam: The Aftermath" and "Vietnam Reflections" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Billy Bang
Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections from his release Vietnam: The Aftermath and his upcoming release Vietnam Reflections at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Billy Bang Quintet Billy Bang, violin Ted Daniel, trumpet and horns Andrew Bemkey, piano Todd Nicholson, bass Michael Carvin, drums Composer, violinist and Vietnam veteran Billy Bang and his New York-based quintet present the world premiere of new selections from his ongo...
Keywords: Jazz
Downloads: 1,680
[audio]Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections (track 3) from the World Premiere of "Vietnam: The Aftermath" and "Vietnam Reflections" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Billy Bang
Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections from his release Vietnam: The Aftermath and his upcoming release Vietnam Reflections at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Billy Bang Quintet Billy Bang, violin Ted Daniel, trumpet and horns Andrew Bemkey, piano Todd Nicholson, bass Michael Carvin, drums Composer, violinist and Vietnam veteran Billy Bang and his New York-based quintet present the world premiere of new selections from his ongo...
Keywords: Jazz
Downloads: 1,246
[audio]Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections (track 4) from the World Premiere of "Vietnam: The Aftermath" and "Vietnam Reflections" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Billy Bang
Jazz violinist Billy Bang performs selections from his release Vietnam: The Aftermath and his upcoming release Vietnam Reflections at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Billy Bang Quintet Billy Bang, violin Ted Daniel, trumpet and horns Andrew Bemkey, piano Todd Nicholson, bass Michael Carvin, drums Composer, violinist and Vietnam veteran Billy Bang and his New York-based quintet present the world premiere of new selections from his ongo...
Keywords: jazz
Downloads: 1,141
[audio]Jean Nandi Harpsichord Recital
A recital of harpsichord music by Jean Nandi, recorded on December 12, 1971 at the Berkeley Piano Club. Ms. Nandi plays a selection of works by Louis Couperin, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Domenico Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, & Lou Harrison.
Keywords: Music; Harpsichord; Jean Nandi
Downloads: 1,065
[audio]Jerome Moross on George Antheil
Recorded in New York City on June 19, 1979, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Jerome Moross about his life-long friendship with George Antheil. Moross, a composer and conductor himself, met Antheil when he was living in New York in the early 1930s, and was impressed by his sophistication and international reputation as an avant-garde pianist and composer. Moross talks about Antheil’s difficulties in getting his modernist compositions performed in the U...
Keywords: Documentary; George Antheil; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Motion picture music
Downloads: 98
[audio]Jim Nollman's Cigarette Piece
Composer Jim Nollman of San Francisco, well known for his work with inter-species music, was also a member of the avant-grade group Music Music. This program is a recording made during the eighth night of his conceptual work, entitled Cigarette Piece, which was performed live over KPFA in 1973. The piece is scored for ten cigarette smokers and each nights performance lasted as long as it takes each of them to finish one cigarette...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde; New Music; Jim Nollman
Downloads: 1,981
[audio]John Adams on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series from 1973 - John Adams
With host Charles Amirkhanian, composer/conductor/clarinet player John Adams, the newly appointed Director of the New Music Ensemble at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music discuss his academic and music background, the Ensemble, conducting, contemporary music and the prospects of having new music performed by symphony orchestras. Recordings of Adams compositions Heavy Metal (set to words of William Burroughs), American Standard (including the three sections comprised of a march, a hymn and a...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 1,053
[audio]John Adams on The Death of Klinghoffer
Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer John Adams about his recent opera, The Death of Klinghoffer in which he defends his choice to dramatize the hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists and the subsequent murder of a disabled American.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Opera; John Adams
Downloads: 345
[audio]John Cage and David Tudor Concert at The San Francisco Museum of Art (January 16, 1965) - John Cage & David Tudor
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and The San Francisco Museum of Art present John Cage and David Tudor Program John Cage: Duet for Cymbal (from Cartridge Music, 1960) (19:17) Christian Wolff: for 1, 2 or 3 people (23:36) John Cage: Variations IV (31:46) Recorded by KPFA Radio on the 39th birthday of David Tudor, this historic concert with John Cage thundered through the halls of the sculpture court of the San Francisco Museum of Art before a capacity audience that included the late Darius...
Keywords: Music; New Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; david Tudor; John Cage
Downloads: 8,144 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
Part 1 (39:25): This first of a three part conversation between John Cage and Morton Feldman was recorded at WBAI in New York between October 18-25, 1967. The segment begins with Cage and Feldman discussing the various ways people perceive intrusion in their lives. The composers then spend some time on the occupation of the artist as "being deep in thought," and what the goals or purposes of "being deep in thought" might be...
Downloads: 3,801 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, Radio Happening I of V recorded at WBAI, New York City, 1966 - 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
John Cage / Morton Feldman: Radio Happenings I - V Recorded at WBAI, New York City, July 1966 - January 1967 John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed Variations V in 1965 and Variations VI and VII in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Mo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; Interviews
Downloads: 7,257
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, Radio Happening II of V recorded at WBAI, New York City, 1966 - 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
John Cage / Morton Feldman: Radio Happenings I - V Recorded at WBAI, New York City, July 1966 - January 1967 John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed Variations V in 1965 and Variations VI and VII in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Mo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; Interview
Downloads: 2,689
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, Radio Happening III of V recorded at WBAI, New York City, 1966 - 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
John Cage / Morton Feldman: Radio Happenings I - V Recorded at WBAI, New York City, July 1966 - January 1967 John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed Variations V in 1965 and Variations VI and VII in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Mo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; Interview
Downloads: 4,282
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, Radio Happening IV of V recorded at WBAI, New York City, 1966 - 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
John Cage / Morton Feldman: Radio Happenings I - V Recorded at WBAI, New York City, July 1966 - January 1967 John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed Variations V in 1965 and Variations VI and VII in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Mo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; Interview
Downloads: 3,562
[audio]John Cage and Morton Feldman In Conversation, Radio Happening V of V recorded at WBAI, New York City, 1966 - 1967 - John Cage, Morton Feldman
John Cage / Morton Feldman: Radio Happenings I - V Recorded at WBAI, New York City, July 1966 - January 1967 John Cage and Morton Feldman recorded four open-ended conversations at the studios of radio station WBAI in New York. These meetings spanned six months between July 1966 and January 1967, and were produced as five "Radio Happenings". Both were at transitional points in their music. Cage had completed Variations V in 1965 and Variations VI and VII in 1966, and would publish "A Year from Mo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; Interview
Downloads: 3,098
[audio]John Cage at Crown Point Press, Berkeley California 1982 - John Cage, Kathan Brown
A reading at Crown Point Press at the opening of John Cage's exhibit of etchings on April 18, 1982. Includes interview with founder Kathan Brown, excerpt from Cage's Indeterminancy (from the Folkways recording), Composition in Retrospect, and Diary: How to Improve the World, You'll Only Make Matters Worse (Continued 1972 - 1982).
Downloads: 714
[audio]John Cage at KPFA on July 29, 1971 - John Cage
On the evening of Thursday, July 29, 1971, John Cage visited KPFA to talk about his current activities and interests and also to read the first and fifth sections from his Diary: How to improve the world (you will only make matters worse). He also reads a high school oratory which garnered a permanent trophy for Los Angeles High School where he was valedictorian of the class of 1928. Present in the room during the discussion are also Charles Amirkhanian, Richard Friedman, Charles Shere and Gerar...
Keywords: Interview; Experimental Literature; Avant-Garde; John Cage; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 1,668 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]John Cage at the DeYoung Museum, A Lecture - John Cage
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music New Music Ensemble presented three evenings of music by John Cage at the DeYoung museum in San Francisco on May 20, 21 and 22, 1971. In this recording John Cage presents a reading of his works including: Not Wanting to Say Anything about Marcel, Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse, Part VI), and Acrostic: Merce Cunningham.
Downloads: 1,088
[audio]John Cage at the San Francisco Art Institute
John Cage reading his composition "One 7" and answering questions from a capacity audience at the theater of the San Francisco Art Institute. One 7 is approximately 30 minutes long and consists of brief vocalizations interspersed with long periods of silence. The questions from the audience range from inquiries about the process by which Cage composes, his lack of interest in pleasing an audience, his love of mushrooms, Buddhism, chance operations, and whether Cage can stand on his head.
Keywords: Lecture; Panel Discussion; Poetry; John Cage
Downloads: 555
[audio]John Cage Considered: An Introduction
A tentative introduction and preliminary remarks about the music, aesthetics and phenomenon of John Cage. Recorded in 1965 this program contains the comments of Charles Shere on the life and music of the most famous of American avant-garde composers. The program, which relies on a 1964 New Yorker article about Cage, a catalogue of his works published by Peters Edition, and Cages own book of essays Silence, for its background information, starts with a description of Cages early education and car...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music; Avant-Garde; John Cage; Charles Shere
Downloads: 818
[audio]John Cage Featured on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series - John Cage
Based on an interview with John Cage, conducted by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music in San Francisco, this Ode to Gravity program was heard nationwide over the NPR satellite. Amirkhanian begins with a quick history of Cage's musical upbringing, leading into an interview conducted with Cage during preparation for the San Francisco Symphony's "all-Cage" evening in 1983. The program opens with a performance of "Double Music" (1941) written jointly by Cage and Lou Harriso...
Keywords: Avant-garde; 20th Century Classical; KPFA; John Cage
Downloads: 2,820
[audio]John Cage interviewed by Jack Hirschman in Los Angeles, 1963 - John Cage, Jack Hirschman
This interview conducted by poet and broadcaster at KPFK FM Jack Hirschman was recorded in conjunction with John Cages visit to Los Angeles with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, performing at Royce Hall. Cage was to perform "45' for a Speaker" at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall in July 1963a kind of lecture performance. It was composed by chance operations related to the imperfections on the paper on which it was composed.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 2,251 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]John Cage Interviewed by Jonathan Cott - Jonathan Cott & John Cage
A lively 1963 interview of John Cage by Jonathan Cott. The discussion covers several aspects of Cages creative process and aesthetic. At every turn Cott antagonizes Cage with challenging questions. In addition, he quotes from numerous sources (including Norman Mailer, Michael Steinberg, Igor Stravinksy and others) criticizing Cage and his music. Includes a performance of Aria with Fontana Mix featuring vocalist Cathy Berberian...
Keywords: Interview; New Music; John Cage
Downloads: 6,419
[audio]John Cage Lecture Reading: on Rauschenberg, Duchamp, Johns etc. at L.A. County Museum of Art, 1965 - John Cage
John Cage reads: "On Robert Rauschenberg, Artist and His Work", published in his book Silence, and "26 Statements Re Duchamp", and "Jasper Johns: Stories and Ideas", both published in his book A Year From Monday. The lecture begins with an amusing and informative autobiographical introduction to his interest in art and artists, how he became a composer, and how he wrote each of these pieces. This lecture is of great historical value...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Spoken Word; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 4,519 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]John Cage Obituary on KPFA Radio, August 12, 1992 - Charles Amirkhanian, KPFA
John Cage's obituary on KFPA Radio by Charles Amirkhanian, August 12, 1992. The sudden death of John Cage as he approached his 80th birthday came as a shock to many. The day the message came to KPFA from Laura Kuhn, Cage's assistant, the KPFA News Department held time for this report that was completed by Amirkhanian minutes before it aired. Later the circumstances were explained by Ms. Kuhn who had left the composer's apartment in NYC and reminded Mr...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,211
[audio]John Cage performance at Putah Creek Lodge, Davis California on November 21, 1969 - John Cage
Each year for some time the music department at the University of California Davis invited a well-known musician to lecture for a term on material of his own choice. John Cage accepted such an appointment for Fall, 1969. In addition to his class, John Cage scheduled a one-day musical exposition for November 21, 1969, centering around the music of Erik Satie. It was to be called Godamusicday, a title which, because of a university policy banning obscene language, was ultimately rejected...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,584 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]John Cage’s “Winter Music” and “Variations I”
From a live broadcast on KPFA, recorded on May 20, 1968, Robert Moran and Howard Hersh perform two works by John Cage, “Winter Music” and “Variations I”. Both are aleatoric works, here featuring a single stark piano mixed with occasional taped sounds, but mostly filled with long periods of silence. The prerecorded bits seem to include a lot of wind and water sounds and taken together certainly seem to evoke the pristine barrenness of a winter’s day, although there is nothing in Cage’...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; John Cage
Downloads: 535
[audio]John Dinwiddie Speaks Out
In a rather informal recording made in the studios of KPFA in July of 1972, local Bay Area composer and pianist, John Dinwiddie, ruminates about the then current state of New Music and the apparent tension between the artistic vanguard and their audiences. Dinwiddie allows us to listen in to the debate that rages nightly within his own mind about the evolution of music and the impact that has had on the general concert-going public...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; New Music; Lecture; Music appreciation
Downloads: 54
[audio]John Luther Adams selections from "Strange and Sacred Noise" performed by So Percussion at Other Minds 11, 2005 - John Luther Adams
So Percussion performs selections from Strange and Sacred Noise by John Luther Adams at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. So Percussion Douglas Perkins, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting, Lawson White This performance was funded in part by a gift from Liz and Greg Lutz. Composer John Luther Adams presents the West Coast premiere of five movements from Strange and Sacred Noise, an evening-length suite for percussion quartet in which Adams d...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 941
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